What does gambler mean?
Definitions for gambler
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a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
gambler, risk takernoun
someone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement
One who plays at a game of chance, who gambles.
One who takes risks.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A cant word, I suppose, for game or gamester. A knave whose practice it is to invite the unwary to game and cheat them.
one who gambles
"Gambler" is a song by American singer-songwriter Madonna. It was the second single released from the soundtrack album of the motion picture Vision Quest, and was released on October 3, 1985, by Geffen Records. Remaining as the last self-written single by Madonna, "Gambler" was produced by John "Jellybean" Benitez at Madonna's request. It was later included in the soundtrack of the film. "Gambler" was never released in the United States, at the request of Madonna's own Sire Records. The music video of the song is an excerpt from the film itself. Musically, "Gambler" is an upbeat synth-disco song, featuring instrumentation from drums, electronic handclaps and percussion, which is accompanied by a bass synths and keyboards. The lyrics talk about Madonna asserting her self-independence. Critics gave a mixed review of the song, but it was commercially successful, reaching the top-ten in the charts of Australia, Belgium, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway and the United Kingdom. Madonna has performed the song only once, on her 1985 Virgin Tour.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
From the Grk. _gumnos_, stripped to the skin. And the gambler's the one that does it.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Gambler is ranked #52383 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Gambler surname appeared 396 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Gambler.
69.7% or 276 total occurrences were White.
21.7% or 86 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
5% or 20 total occurrences were Black.
1.7% or 7 total occurrences were of two or more races.
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The numerical value of gambler in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of gambler in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of gambler in a Sentence
I'm a gambler at heart, that's my life.
The US government alone cannot get its economy out of the crisis. It appears to me that the current policy makers are suffering from the gambler's syndrome. They keep spending more money hoping that they will eventually win. More debt spending is a receipt for bankruptcy. Real economic growth comes from government and private sector investments, not from massive debt spending followed by tax increases or currency devaluation.
Not much of a gambler.
Likes are powerful because they are immediate feedback, in a way, likes give you the same kind of hit like a gambler gets at a slot machine.
Jake Sullivan, Antony Blinken, John Kerry … Jake Sullivan brought in all these guys who really staked their careers on the Iran deal, the JCPOA, in general, I think we continue to do the wrong things because people do n’t want to admit they’re wrong … the gambler’s fallacy.
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Translations for gambler
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- jugadorCatalan, Valencian
- Glücksspielerin, Hasardeur, Hasardeurin, GlücksspielerGerman
- jugador, tahúrSpanish
- parieur, joueurFrench
- ギャンブラー, 博徒Japanese
- kaipurei moniMāori
- картёжник, игрок, гэмблерRussian
- kockar, коцкарSerbo-Croatian
- spelare, risktagareSwedish
- kumarcı, kumarbazTurkish
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